Marcus S. Bodien

Marcus Schlundt Bodien is a law clerk in Berger Kahn’s Irvine office.

Marcus currently attends Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is expected to graduate in May 2022. Marcus graduated cum laude from California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in philosophy in 2018.

At Drexel, Marcus is in the top 8%, ranking twelfth in his class, and has received CALI awards for the highest class grade in Legal Methods II and Criminal Procedure – Investigations. Marcus also serves as Associate Editor and Lead Article Editor for the law school’s law review. Marcus’ law review note, “This Meeting Is Being Recorded”: ‘Zoom’-Ing Away from The Third-Party Doctrine will be published in Volume XIV of Drexel Law Review.

Prior to working at Berger Kahn, Marcus worked as a logic tutor in the subject of philosophy at Cal State Fullerton, and more recently, as a legal research assistant under Professor Tabatha Abu El-Haj at Drexel Law—focusing on First Amendment implications in light of recent Supreme Court decisions.

In his free time, Marcus enjoys practicing boxing and Muay Thai, gardening, and spending time with his two young children.

Education
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law (J.D. Candidate), 2022
• CALI Awards for Legal Methods II and Criminal Procedure – Investigations
• Drexel Law Review, Associate Editor
California State University, Fullerton (B.A. Philosophy), 2018
• Alpha Sigma Lambda Honors Society
• Thesis: The Ethics of Belief – An Epistemic Justification

Past Experience
Faculty Fellowship, Drexel Kline School of Law
• Research Assistant
California State University, Fullerton
• Logic Tutor

Memberships
American Bar Association, Law Student Division